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BLONG, Joanne Kathryn (Sisson) 1936-2013


Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 4/9/2013 at 14:04:48

Charles City, Iowa — Joanne Blong, 76, of Charles City, Iowa, died Sunday, April 7, 2013, at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City.

Funeral services for Joanne Blong will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 12, at Hauser Funeral Home. Pastor Dennis Niezwaag will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Hauser Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday an hour prior to the service.

Joanne Kathryn Sisson Blong was born November 9, 1936, at Charles City, the daughter of William and Ruth (Beck) Sisson. She graduated from Charles City High School in 1955. A marriage of 33 years began on September 22, 1977, to Terrance Blong.

Joanne was co-owner of Blong’s Custom Wood Products. She was a member of Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church. Her interests included flower and vegetable gardening, bird watching, home decorating, playing cards, going to casinos, and traveling. Joanne’s children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her greatest interest and she looked forward to times when she could share her life with them.

Living family members include three children, Mike (Jayne) Blong of New Zealand, Julie (Richard) Beine and Tim (Kaye) Blong both of Charles City; four grandchildren, Jessica (Robby) Jones, Becky (Matt) Molitor, Tyler Blong and Courtney Blong; four great-grandchildren, Devin Jones, Ella Jones, Ava Molitor and Olivia Molitor; a brother, Darrell (Marge) Sisson of Aitkin, Minnesota; special nieces and nephew; and special friends, Judy and Gene Milhan.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

The Hauser Funeral Home, 641-228-2323, in Charles City, is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.hauserfh.com.

Source: Mason City Globe Gazette, April 9, 2013


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